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Diploma in Mass Communication (Part-Time)

Provided by: Kaplan Singapore
Awarded by: Kaplan Higher Education Institute

Course Introduction

Kaplan Higher Education Institute (KHEI) offers part time programmes that help working professionals balance part time studies with personal or work commitments. With a typical term of three months covering two modules of study, KHEI’s part time programmes are flexible and can fit into the busy schedules of executives and managers. Choose from over 100 quality part time programmes, offered by Kaplan and international universities.


Graduation and Qualification
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structures will be awarded the Diploma in Mass Communication from Kaplan Higher Education Institute.

Curriculum Overview

The diploma programme consists of 8 subjects and may be completed in 8 months.
 
 Introduction to Management
 Introduction to Mass Communication
 Marketing Principles 
 Research Project
 Advertising and Public Relations
 Journalism and Ethics
 Social and New Media
 Contemporary Smartphone Video  Production

Entry Requirements

Local Students
•GCE A-Level; OR
•Candidates with other qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis; OR
•Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years of work experience)

International Students
•Completion of Year 12; OR
•Completion of less than Year 12 will be considered if it is an official completion of High School in the country of origin; OR
•IB Diploma; OR
•Pre-university certifications; OR
•Other private or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

English language requirement:
•Successfully pass Kaplan English Placement Test; OR
•Grade E in any GCE A-level subjects conducted in English; OR
•IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (applicable for International students

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers assignments, examination, projects, diploma/advanced diploma (if earned) and transcript.
•Installment 1: $1,366.95
Installment 2: $1,366.95
Installment 3: $1,174.30
Installment 4: $1,174.30
Total Fees: S$5,082.50
•Receive $100 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our diploma course. T&Cs apply.

GCE 'O', NITEC will be required to take foundation modules. The number of foundation modules is subjected to assessment by the Academic Board.

Kaplan Diploma programmes are eligible for $500 SkillsFuture Credit.

With effect from 19 May 2017, SkillsFuture Credit used for a programme at Kaplan (subject to SkillsFuture’s approved list of programmes) will be paid directly to Kaplan Higher Education Institute.

If you wish to use your SkillsFuture Credit, you can make your claim up to 60 days before the start of the programme till the day of programme commencement (with effect from 21 April 2017). According to SkillsFuture SG, this window period is sufficient for individuals to make claims to facilitate earlier programme registration.

When making a claim, you should inform your Programme Consultant on the intention to use your SkillsFuture Credit and to request for the relevant amount to be offset against the qualifying programme fees. After which, you can then submit the claim via the SkillsFuture Credit Portal for the relevant amount to be paid to Kaplan Higher Education Institute for your registered programme.

For more information, please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit

Non-tuition fees
Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
•Application fee: SGD 74.90

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 18 Jan 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

Study Mode & Duration

Delivery Method

The curriculum is taught over 4 terms of 8 weeks, with each term covering 2 subjects. Each subject of this part-time programme will be delivered over a 8-week cycle comprising 32 contact hours. Classes are 4-hour sessions held 2-3 times weekly.


Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
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